Inspired Employees Make InspiringApps—Dan

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Finding Your North Star

The North Star is famous for being an unwavering point in the northern sky that humans can count on to shine brightly and point the way. At one point, we literally relied on it for our lives and livelihoods. And for many people, this is true still today. 

When we follow our internal compass, we’re bound for success. When we pay attention to our traditions, we find meaning in our work. When we love what we do, we create beautiful things.

This may sound like pie-in-the-sky thinking, but it rings true for InspiringApps. Like the North Star, our mission guides us to transform ideas into reality. Yes, we build web and mobile apps, but we offer something above and beyond that—inspiration.

Dan Harris: Guitar Builder & QA Analyst

As we consider the traditions that have made InspiringApps successful, we’re inspired by Dan Harris’ story. Dan is a quality assurance analyst at InspiringApps.

Find out what Dan says about his North Star:

“My name is Dan Harris. I build guitars and mandolins. I’ve been making them for 18 years now. I make them in my little shop in the back of my house. It’s my Zen when I come out here and just carve away, and I can shut out all the bad stuff in the world and shut everything else out of my mind, and just focus on that one task right in front of me. 

I’ve been playing music since I was a little kid. My first memory, I was probably three or four years old, and I was sitting on my dad’s lap learning how to strum the guitar, I was a tiny boy and I've had it with me pretty much ever since.

Building guitars and making music is what I do. It's my North Star—the thing that keeps me sane. Building instruments and writing music allows me to create something beautiful out of nothing.

And it’s something that I can share with the world that wasn't there before.”

InspiringApps Dan Strumming Guitar

Inspired Employees Make InspiringApps

We think Dan couldn’t have said it better. Creative processes built in harmony with our personal wayfinding enable something beautiful to emerge from nothing. Respectful candor can be hard to come by, but not at InspiringApps. Living our values at work keeps us healthy and enables us to focus—to sweat the details but only the ones that matter most. Every day, we work to build apps that align with our values, that we’re proud to share with the world, to make it a little easier for people to find their way and find Zen along with it.

Working with the right people makes all the difference

Passionate. Determined. Crazy talented, yet humble. All words that describe the mix of people that make up the team at InspiringApps. We’re an inclusive group of employees who care deeply about what we do. Our team is the not-so-hidden treasure behind our success.
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